Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Names Hunziker as APAC Head Property & Specialty

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Robert Hunziker as Asia Pacific Head Property & Specialty, effective Sept. 1, 2020.

In this role, Hunziker will be responsible for providing underwriting leadership, portfolio steering and growing the Property & Specialty product offering in the region. He will be based in Singapore and succeeds Stanley Cochrane who will move back to Switzerland.

Robert Hunziker

Currently Head US Central & West Region, Hunziker has 20 years of insurance experience. Since joining Swiss Re in 2001, he has held various underwriting and leadership roles across Europe and the U.S.

Hunziker’s accomplishments include positioning the Chicago office as the U.S. Central hub, driving strategic direction for his North America sub-region and managing a significant portfolio across all lines of business. Earlier in his career, Hunziker built Swiss Re’s North American Energy hub and opened the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Houston office.

A Swiss national, Hunziker holds a Master of Science degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and a Certficate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Corporate Finance from the University of Zurich.

“I would like to thank Stanley for all his contributions over almost three decades with Swiss Re and wish him well for the future. Although we will miss Stanley, we’re fortunate to have a rich talent pool and in Robert we’re gaining a high calibre leader with deep commercial and technical skills,” said Jonathan Rake, CEO Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

Source: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions